Economic development

Taal Thok Ke: Is opposition obstructing PM Modi's agenda of development?

PM Modi told about his continuous efforts for developing India during his visit to his hometown Vadnagar. He has said this at a time when opposition is targeting him over slowdown in economy.

Oct 08, 2017, 19:42 PM IST
Netherlands is natural partner in economic development of India: PM Narendra Modi

Netherlands is natural partner in economic development of India: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Dutch PM Mark Rutte.

Jun 27, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

ArcelorMittal tipped to take over Italy`s Ilva

A consortium led by global steel giant ArcelorMittal is tipped to take over Italy`s troubled Ilva steelworks, one of the most polluting industrial sites in Europe, a source told AFP on Friday.

May 26, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Senior International Monetary Fund official visits Iran

Senior International Monetary Fund official visits Iran

The International Monetary Fund said on Sunday that its second in command was on a two-day visit to Iran for discussions on economic developments.

May 16, 2016, 02:19 AM IST

World facing 'grave environmental crisis', warns Pope Francis

Pope Francis said the world was facing a "grave environmental crisis" as he arrived in Kenya today on a landmark Africa trip just days before a crucial UN summit aimed at curbing climate change.

Nov 25, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

Intended Nationally Determined Contributions: A primer

As the 196 parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change get set for their 21st annual meet, called Conference of Parties, in Paris from November 30 to December 11, they had to submit their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions to help draft a new pact on climate change.

Oct 02, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

Rising prosperity adding to India’s chronic disease woes: James Curran

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Jun 25, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Former Prez Abdul Kalam meets Akhilesh; discusses UP's economic development

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam on Monday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and discussed nine pathways for making the state an economically developed state.

May 12, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

Post-2015 development agenda should be clear of conditionalities: India

India welcomed the review of UNDP's Evolution Policy, which has been recently conducted but said that the very purpose of any evaluation exercise is defeated if there is no compliance with any of its recommendations.

Jan 29, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Invest in girls to fight climate change: Ashok Khosla

Investing for girls’ education and employment can be helpful in curbing carbon emissions, said Ashok Khosla, an expert on environment and sustainable development.

Dec 01, 2014, 12:41 PM IST

PM Modi invites ASEAN nations to invest in India

 Asserting that India and ASEAN have "no irritants" in their ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the 10-nation bloc to be part of his country's "new" economic journey even as his strong "Made in India" pitch got the support of the grouping.

Nov 12, 2014, 18:51 PM IST

Be ready for invisible enemy: PM Modi tells armed forces

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met the country's top military commanders for the first time at the Combined Commanders' conference where he stressed on the need for an atmosphere of peace a

Oct 17, 2014, 20:37 PM IST

Concern in Rajya Sabha over power shortage

Concern was expressed in Rajya Sabha on Friday over the "continuous" shortage of power and its adverse impact on the economic development of the country.

Jul 19, 2014, 00:38 AM IST

Nepal parties to decide polls date by weekend: Madhesi leader

Nepal`s major political parties are likely to agree by this weekend on the date of holding Constituent Assembly elections, a top Madhesi leader has said.

Apr 22, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

Biodiversity panel to balance conservation with development

The challenge before the proposed NIC on biodiversity is to ensure a balance between conservation and economic development, NBA chairman Balakrishna Pisupati said.

Dec 30, 2012, 16:48 PM IST

India playing a constructive role in Afghan future: US

India is playing a constructive role in the future of Afghanistan, the US said thursday and praised its efforts towards economic development of this war-torn country.

Oct 04, 2012, 09:46 AM IST

‘Controversies should not hamper development’

Senior Kerala leader and Union minister AK Antony on Wednesday said controversies should not come in the way of the state`s economic development.

Sep 12, 2012, 16:05 PM IST

China unable to 'fully play role of major country'

Playing down its growing clout in the backdrop of its rapid economic development, China on Tuesday said it was unable to take on more global responsibilities and "fully play the role of a major country".

Apr 10, 2012, 22:55 PM IST

China to continue developing high speed trains

China will continue developing its high speed rail network in the face of rising public demand for travelling efficiency and for future economic development, a railway official said.

Mar 11, 2012, 18:31 PM IST

China to continue developing high speed trains

China will continue developing its high speed rail network in the face of rising public demand for travelling efficiency and for future economic development, a railway official said.

Mar 11, 2012, 18:31 PM IST